In this Episode
Design editor Joel Bray takes us behind the scenes of a photo shoot for the February 2013 issue. He shares his DIY tips for adding easy and affordable architectural details to your home. See how he created a faux brick façade above a fireplace and installed a rustic floor using inexpensive plywood planks. Plus, get his secrets for beefing up window frames and mouldings on the cheap.
Katelyn Jarrett of design firm Peaks & Rafters shows off her small, character-filled Toronto apartment. See how she mixed bold colour and pattern for a layered, eclectic space that's both inviting and whimsical. Get inspired by her brightly coloured gallery wall, clever double-duty storage tricks and playful displays of family treasures.
Craig Harding, executive chef at Capagnolo restaurant in Toronto, shows H&H's Mark Challen how to quickly assemble a simple vegetarian lasagna using spaghetti squash instead of pasta. See how he uses an induction cooktop to make a simple but delicious tomato sauce in just a few minutes. (Print out the recipe here.)
Joel Bray's Reno Cheats
Dresser, lamp, chair, Elte; artwork by Gordon Runge, Burnett; coverlet, Au Lit; throw, circular sculpture, Hollace Cluny; bench, Design Within Reach; red box, red vase (on mantel), Cynthia Findlay Antiques; boxes (on mantel), throw pillow, 1212 Décor; wall colour, Pointing (2003), Farrow & Ball.
Window, The Door Store; chair, Kantelberg & Co.; table, throw pillow, Elte; lamp, Design Within Reach; red vase, Hollace Cluny; artwork, Cynthia Findlay Antiques; baseboard, The Home Depot; wall colour, Chappell Green (83), trim colour, French Gray (18), Farrow & Ball.
Small, Colourful Apartment
Simple Vegetarian Lasagna